Treasure Island

Kolawole Ajao

(Akure, Ondo State Nigeria)

Previous Month July 2014 Next Month
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
Poem of The Day from a Member
Select a day from the calendar.
Would you like to see the poem of the day in your e-mail box every morning?
Your email address:
  Subscribe FREE
  Unsubscribe

How May I Help You?


How may I help you?
The ten million-dollar question
Me and some souls dubbed reps
Take delight in asking by obligation
We make this our routine
Because to do so
Often gets us bacons in our soup
We took some proficiency exposure
Before moving afield
In the course of duty:
We talk to humans,
We talk to ghosts,
We talk to apparitions
And again in the course of duty:
We get praised to heavens,
We get worshipped to idols

What a funny world:
Where you see not those you dine with!

Submitted: Sunday, April 11, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (How May I Help You? by Kolawole Ajao )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 9 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. No Use Sighin', Edgar Albert Guest
  2. The Way It Sometimes Is, Henry Splawn Taylor
  3. The Furnace Door, Edgar Albert Guest
  4. When Mother Made An Angel Cake, Edgar Albert Guest
  5. Sunday In Liguria, Radclyffe Hall
  6. Money, Edgar Albert Guest
  7. Ironic Love, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. The Man I'm For, Edgar Albert Guest
  9. Independence Day, Edgar Albert Guest
  10. A Crosstown Breeze, Henry Splawn Taylor

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

My books I'd fain cast off, I cannot read,
'Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large
Down in the meadow, where is richer feed,
And will not mind to hit their proper targe.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]